Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference

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Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference

October 13, 2017 - October 14, 2017

| $200

The Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference engages all people in the jewelry industry, educators, and students. The conference will cover the concepts of responsible and sustainable jewelry, including specific ways that individuals and companies can be involved in the responsible jewelry movement. Insights from leaders in the global jewelry industry will demonstrate positive effects on emerging economies that are unique to the jewelry industry.

Special Guests:

​Andrea Hill:  Hill Management Group, LLC
Toby Pomeroy:  TOBY POMREROY
Monica Stephenson:   idazzle and ANZA Gems
Christina Miller:  Christina Miller Designs and Co-founder, Ethical Metalsmiths
Robin Gambhir: Fair Trade Jewelry Company
Stewart Grice:  Hoover & Strong
Eric Branunwart:  Columbia Gem House
Orin Mazzoni:  Orin Jewelers
Elizabeth Orlando: US Department of State 
Patricia Syvrud:  Jòia Consulting
Cristina M. Villegas: Pact World, Mines to Market
and Chicago’s Premiere screening of the documentary film:

Sharing the Rough

which documents the never before captured process of the journey of a colored gemstone from mine to market while exploring the challenges of an emerging mining economy in East Africa.



October 13, 2017
October 14, 2017
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